The Smiths are,
or were, Mike Joyce, Johnny Marr, Steven Morrissey and Andy Rourke.
In an intense 5 years Between 1983 and 1987 The Smiths released almost
20 singles and 7 albums, and are recognised by the critics as one
of the most significant bands of the 1980's. It is difficult to believe
that Morrissey has been a solo artist longer than 2 lifetimes of The
Smiths, but his impact on the music industry declined significantly
here to Vote for Morrissey in the BBC Culture Show's, Living Icons